PetePost #1: I’m for Pete


Hello Everyone, After considerable study, I have decided to actively support Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s presidential candidacy. As many of you will remember, in late November 2006, almost two years before the 2008 presidential election and about three months before Barack Obama announced his candidacy, I wrote the first of more than 100 of what I would come to call “Obamagrams”: It followed a major policy speech Obama gave on Iraq. In it, I quoted a columnist who opined that the speech “will dispel any lingering notions that Obama ‘lacks the experience’ to lead this country.” In a similar vein, [...]